Textiles

Denise Collins

Painting and textiles

Summer Garden;  fold

Originally trained as a Stage Designer, for many years I worked in costume design and production for the two London opera houses. Recently I have been creating paintings, embroideries and textile based pieces in response to my immediate environment; the river Adur in all its changing moods, the tidal ebb and flow under the looming presence of the South Downs and even the  sun-baked streets of Shoreham. Most recently I have been  working in acrylics making paintings and drawin…

Jean Griffiths

I studied Art at Northbrook College in the mid 90’s and rekindled a lifelong interest in stitching and Textiles. I have exhibited on the Adur Art Trail every year since its inception. My work is inspired by my interest in geography, landscape and the natural environment.I use a variety of techniques including machine and hand stitching, collage, printing and painting to produce framed and wall hung works as well as smaller pieces. Texture and colour are vital elements of my w…

Judy Alexander

Judy studied art all her life even though her profession was as a rehab consultant in brain injury. In the late 90’s she studied textiles culminating in a 5 year diploma courses in art and design and advanced machine embroidery. She often incorporates textile with her paintings. She paints at her studio in Brighton and Vancouver Canada where she and her husband divide their time. This piece, Wind Blown Poppies,  is painted with stitching and layered textiles. It is 12 by 16 i…

Over the Moon

Over the Moon is a non-profit community arts organisation spreading the joys of creativity and togetherness throughout Adur. We run regular and pop up creative activities for all ages and coordinate large scale, public, community arts projects. For more information about Over the Moon and where you can find us please visit us at www.weareoverthemoon.org, www.facebook.com/weareoverthemoon and www.instagram.com/weareoverthemoon

Sue Edwards

Handmade books I love books, paper and ink. I also enjoy manipulating paper. This has led me to make notebooks and journals from a variety of hand made papers. I also make books of envelopes called memory keepers for storing mementos of every day life. Anything from bus tickets, and locks of hair to old photographs, objects that hold a special memory for the owner.